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Lawson Evered GLARE

Regimental number1661
Place of birthBranxholme Victoria
AddressWallacedale, North via Condah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Frederick H. Glare, Wallacedale North via Condah, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 26 September 1917

Military Medal

Valuable services as Company runner, showing cool judgement, great devotion to duty and courage under fire. (Near Ypres 20-22 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 3 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918

Military Medal

'During the operations along the MENIN ROAD on 20th and 22nd September, 1917, he was employed as company runner between strong point at LONE HOUSE and HOOGE CRATER. He successfully accomplished six trips, aggregating about 20 miles under very heavy barrage fire. He displayed cool judgment and great devotion to duty throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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